Nicephorus II Phocas, 963-969. Miliaresion (Silver, 23 mm, 2.74 g, 5 h), Constantinople. +IhSUS XRI-STUS NICA✱ Cross potent on globe and two steps; medallion of four lobes with bearded bust of Nikephorus Phocas at center, flanked by N-C/I-F; all within triple border with eight equally spaced pellets. Rev. + NICHF,/ ЄҺ X'ω AVTO/CRAT, ЄVSЄЬ'/ ЬASILЄVS/ RωMAIω' in five lines, within triple border adorned with 8 equally spaced pellets. DOC 6. SB 1781. Rare, well-centered with nice details. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF